The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 55 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 11 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.40% 0.90% 1.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.68% 8.57% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £380 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
Selenium
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
103 70 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.07% 10.53% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 24
Average daily rate £346 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 7 - -
St Albans - 1 £450 - 2
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 18 (78.26%) XML
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Test Automation
3 16 (69.57%) Java
4 15 (65.22%) HTML
4 15 (65.22%) WebDriver
5 14 (60.87%) Retail
5 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
5 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
6 13 (56.52%) SQL
6 13 (56.52%) UNIX
6 13 (56.52%) Subversion
6 13 (56.52%) TDD
7 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (47.83%) RESTful
8 11 (47.83%) DbVisualizer
8 11 (47.83%) Coaching
8 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (47.83%) System Testing
8 11 (47.83%) QA
8 11 (47.83%) Document Management
8 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
8 11 (47.83%) DB2
8 11 (47.83%) Flash
9 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
10 8 (34.78%) JIRA
11 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
12 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
12 6 (26.09%) JUnit
12 6 (26.09%) J2EE

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) DB2
1 11 (47.83%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) WebDriver
2 13 (56.52%) Subversion
3 8 (34.78%) JIRA
4 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
5 6 (26.09%) JUnit
6 5 (21.74%) PHPUnit
6 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
7 4 (17.39%) NUnit
8 3 (13.04%) Ant
8 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
8 3 (13.04%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
9 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
10 1 (4.35%) Maven
10 1 (4.35%) TestNG
10 1 (4.35%) Hudson
10 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
10 1 (4.35%) Calabash
10 1 (4.35%) Appium
General
1 14 (60.87%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Tester
2 12 (52.17%) Automation Tester
3 7 (30.43%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) XML
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) RESTful
3 11 (47.83%) Flash
4 6 (26.09%) J2EE
4 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
5 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
5 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
5 3 (13.04%) CSS3
5 3 (13.04%) PhoneGap
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) JSON
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Test Automation
3 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
4 13 (56.52%) TDD
5 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (47.83%) System Testing
6 11 (47.83%) Document Management
6 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
6 11 (47.83%) Coaching
7 3 (13.04%) Mobile Development
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) UML
7 3 (13.04%) OOP
7 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) BDD
8 2 (8.70%) API Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Talend